Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument of Europe 2020 Strategy and its flagship initiative Innovation Union . It is the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for the period 2014-2020 with a budget of over 80 billion euros.
Supported by the European Parliament and Europe’s leaders, it is the way of future, meaning more jobs and most importantly steady economic growth. It is designed to help bring more ideas to market, it offers opportunities both for the public and the private sectors, with an easy to use system that helps to stimulate projects, meaning less paperwork and faster achievements.
The chapters of this section aim to provide information about this programme, related initiatives as well as the policies behind them.